Justin Boardman was attending a police conference and chose a presentation about how trauma affects the brain that ended up changing how he conducted interviews with sexual assault victims. Justin then co-authored, along with Donna Kelly, Utah Prosecution Council, a Trauma-Informed Victim Interview protocol for adult victims of sexual assault.
Justin now presents and consults locally in Utah and Nationally on a variety of subjects. His focus is to strengthen investigations in a victim-centered, suspect focused, and trauma-informed ways. He also believes in pushing culture change. Recently Justin left active police work to focus on culture change within the community he loves.
Visit www.justinboardman.com for more info.
If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault or rape here are some links to help.
This podcast is supported in part by grant 18W2025 from the Utah Office for Victims of Crime, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office on Violence Against Women, the U.S. Department of Justice or the Utah Office for Victims of Crime.
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